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The Employee State Insurance Company (ESIC) conducts national examinations for the position of upper divisional clerk. The selection process comprises three phases: Prelims, Main and Computer Skill Tests. A total of 1769 vacancies were released across 26 regional offices for the ESIC UDC 2022 recruitment.
The ESIC UDC 2023 notification is yet to be released. Candidates with at least a bachelor’s degree and working knowledge of computers, including office suites and databases are eligible to apply for this exam. Scroll down to know more about the latest update, notification, vacancy, eligibility criteria, registration process and other relevant information.
Let us have an overview of the ESIC UDC Recruitment 2023 before getting into other details:
|Conducted by||Employment State Insurance Company (ESIC)|
|Frequency||Yearly once (Based on the vacancies)|
|Mode of exam||Online mode|
|Duration||2 hours or 120 minutes|
|Languages||English (All sections), Hindi (Except English section)|
|Application fees||General/OBC – ₹500
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen/Departmental – ₹250 (Eligible for refunds)
|Stages of exam||Three:
Computer skill test
|Number of sections||Four sections in mains examination
November 07, 2022: The ESIC UDC Final Result 2022 was released on November 7, along with the ESIC UDC Phase 2 and Phase 3 combined merit list.
Every year, ESIC officials release the information brochure regarding the ESIC UDC recruitment and the notification. The ESIC Notification 2023 PDF for the recruitment of Upper Division Clerk posts is yet to be released on the official website. The notification includes all the vital information such as the selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, vacancy, application fee and more.
Check out the important dates related to the ESIC UDC 2023 exam from the table below:
|ESIC UDC Notification 2023||To Be Announced Soon|
|UDC application form start date||To Be Announced Soon|
|UDC application form last date||To Be Announced Soon|
|Release date of admit cards for UDC||To Be Announced Soon|
|Date of Preliminary Examination (Phase 1)||To Be Announced Soon|
|ESIC UDC Mains Examination (Phase 2)||To Be Announced Soon|
|Date of Phase 3 Computer Skill Test (CST)||To Be Announced Soon|
|Declaration of the Final Result||To Be Announced Soon|
The ESIC UDC Vacancy 2023 is yet to be announced, till then candidates can refer to previous year vacancy. The region-wise vacancy distribution for ESIC UDC has been tabulated below:
|Regions||Number of Seats|
|West Bengal & Sikkim||113|
Candidates chosen for the position of ESIC UDC can be posted anywhere in the country in a regional office/Headquarters/Sub-region office/ Branch office (Cashier/Non-cashier). Check out the job profile for various posts from the table below:
|If you are assigned to a Regional/Headquarters/Sub-Region office||Keeping records
Work in accounting
|If you are assigned to a branch office (Non-cashier)||Various certificates are being uploaded.
Making Online Payment Schedules
Creating monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
Keeping track of registers
|If you are assigned to a branch office (Cashier)||Keeping a cash book
Bank-related tasks include issuing checks
The pay scale for ESIC Upper Division Clerks is based on the 7th Pay Commission. The pay scale for ESIC UDC salary will be Level 4 of the Pay Matrix, with a grade pay of Rs. 2,800 as per the 7th Central Pay Commission.
The basic and other salary structure of the ESIC UDC is given below:
|Pay Band||PB-1 (5200 to 20200)|
|Pay Scale||Rs.25,500 – 81,100/-|
|Grade Pay||Rs. 2400|
|Basic Pay||Rs. 25,500/-|
|Maximum Pay||Rs. 81,100/-|
|DA (Dearness Allowance)||As per the government norms|
|HRA (House Rent Allowance)||As per the government norms|
Allowances for ESIC UDC Salary
Employees of ESIC UDC are entitled to a variety of benefits in addition to the payment information shown above, including
The only eligibility criteria to appear in the ESIC UDC Mains exam is to qualify in the prelims exam. However, if candidates fail to meet the following eligibility criteria, they will not be permitted to take the ESIC UDC Mains examination.
There is some prescribed age limit for the ESIC UDC posts. Candidates must be between 18 and 27 years. The minimum age for the candidates is 18 years and the maximum age for the candidates who are applying for the ESIC UDC is 27 years.
Reserved category members, such as SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen, as well as ESIC employees and government employees, have their upper age limit relaxed. Refer to the below table for the age relaxation of various categories.
|SC/ ST||5 years|
|PWD||UR – 10 years
OBC – 13 years
SC/ST – 15 years
|Ex-Servicemen||UR – 3 years
OBC – 6 years
SC/ST – 8 years
Note: After subtracting the time spent in the military from the real age
|Employees of ESIC or government employees who have worked for at least 3 years in a regular and continuous function as of the application deadline.||UR – up to 40 years
OBC – up to 43 years
SC/ ST – up to 45 years
Note: In the event of selection, the applicant’s status as an ESIC/government employee shall be maintained until the time of appointment.
|Other category persons||In compliance with the Government of India’s instructions and regulations issued from time to time|
Candidates must complete the degree (B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com etc) and B.E, B.Tech and other equivalent education from the recognised universities are eligible to apply for the ESIC UDC posts.
Note: Basic computer knowledge such as operating MS office (MS word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, etc.) are mandatory to apply for the ESIC UDC examination.
There are no restrictions on the number of attempts for the ESIC UDC examination. As long as the candidates meet the eligibility criteria, they are allowed to take the ESIC UDC examination.
The main question paper of the ESIC UDC examination is bilingual, i.e., the question paper will be in both English and Hindi languages except for the English language section.
Candidate must be either from
There is no separate application process for the ESIC UDC Mains exam. Those candidates who have registered for ESIC UDC Prelims and cleared it will be directly selected for the Mains examination
The process of filling out the ESIC UDC application form is listed below:
Candidates are required to pay the application fee after filling out the application form. The application fee for the general and BC category students is Rs. 500 and female candidates, departmental candidates, scheduled caste and scheduled tribe candidates, PWDs, and ex-servicemen candidates are allowed to pay Rs. 250.
|SC/ST/PWD/Female Candidates/Departmental Candidates/Ex-servicemen||Rs.200|
|General and all other category candidates||Rs.500|
Note: The amount of Rs.250 (by deducting bank charges) is refundable if the candidates are appearing for the ESIC UDC prelims examination for the female candidates, departmental candidates, and scheduled caste and scheduled tribe candidates, PWDs, and ex-servicemen candidates.
The ESIC UDC test will be held at several exam centres across the country. Candidates will be given the option of choosing their preferred exam centre. The exam centres, as well as the states in which they are located, are listed below. Candidates can review it before making a final decision about which exam centre to choose.
|State/UTs||Exam Centre City|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Bari Brahmana|
Before starting their preparation, candidates must first understand the ESIC UDC exam pattern. The second stage of recruitment is the main examination. It consists of four subjects and each of 50 questions and 50 marks each. The total duration of the examination is 2 hours or 120 minutes.
|S. No.||Name of the Test||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|4||General Intelligence and Reasoning||50||50|
The syllabus for the ESIC UDC preliminary and main examinations are almost similar, but the number of questions asked on each topic, and the difficulty of the topics are different for both prelims and mains. The questions asked in the ESIC UDC mains examinations are difficult in nature as compared to the ESIC prelims exam.
Here, we are providing the subject-wise syllabus of the ESIC UDC mains examination.
|English Language||Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words Common Error
Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
Fill in the Blanks
Shuffling of Sentence parts
Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
Improvement of Sentences
Idioms & Phrases
|General Intelligence||Number Ranking
Cubes and Dice
Logical Venn Diagrams
|General Aptitude||Simple Equations
Indices and Surds
Time and Distance
Problems on Trains
Odd Man Out
Numbers and Ages
Pipes and Cisterns
Time and Work Partnership
Ratio and Proportion
Problems with L.C.M and H.C.F
Problems on Numbers
Volumes Profit and Loss
Races and Games
Mixtures and Allegations
Boats and Streams
Permutations and Combinations
Simplification and Approximation
Verification of truth of the Statement
Situation Reaction Test
Direction Sense Test
Identical figure groupings
Forming figures and analysis
Construction of Squares and Triangles
Cubes and Dice
|General Awareness||Finance Commissions
Taxes on Income and Expenditure
Financial and Railway Budget
Revenue of Central Government
Concept of Budget
Schemes and Policies implemented by the Government
Indian Banking Industry History
Functions of Banks
Types of Banks
RBI and its Monetary Policy
Capital market in India
Money Market in India
Role of Banking
Candidates should have a solid preparation plan to ace the exam. Check out the preparation strategy for the ESIC UDC Mains Exam below:
The ESIC UDC 2023 admit card 2023 will be released a few days before the exam date. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to download the admit card:
The Employees State Insurance Corporation releases the ESIC UDC Mains answer key. The ESIC UDC answer key is released separately for both the Prelims and Main Exam on the official website. With the help of the answer key, candidates can cross-check and calculate their marks for self-evaluation. Follow the below-mentioned steps to download the answer key:
The Employee State Insurance Company announced the ESIC UDC result online on its official website. Candidates who obtain the cutoff mark qualify for the next stage. The steps for downloading the results are provided below.
Candidates need to get the minimum qualifying marks decided by the ESIC in the written exams to qualify for the next stage of the ESIC UDC recruitment process. Check the ESIC UDC cut-off 2023 by following the steps below after it is published on the ESIC website:
Read more about ESIC UDC Cutoff!
Let us look at some of the frequently asked questions about ESCI UDC 2023:
Q: When will the ESIC UDC 2023 Notification be released?
Ans: The ESIC UDC 2023 Recruitment Notification is yet to be released.
Q: What is the selection process for ESIC UDC 2023?
Ans: The ESIC UDC selection process 2023 comprises Prelims, Main and then Computer skills.
Q: How many sections are there in the ESIC UDC mains Exam?
Ans: The ESIC UDC mains exam has four sections: English Language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Studies.
Q: What is the salary for ESIC UDC posts?
Ans: The ESIC UDC salary starts with an entry pay of Rs. 25500, which is replaced by a pay band of Rs. 5200-20200.
Q: What are the minimum qualifying marks with respect to the ESIC UDC cut-off?
Ans: The minimum qualifying mark for ESIC UDC is 35% for SC/ST/Ex-servicemen and 30% for PWD. However, for the General & EWS it is 45%. And for OBC, the minimum qualifying marks would be 40%.
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